Staff Profiles

Mr Tlholego Lekhutlile

Tlholego Lekhutlile

Faculty of Social Sciences



Location: 247/308
Phone: +267 355 5768
Email Mr Tlholego Lekhutlile


Bachelor of Psychology, University of Botswana

BA (Hons), University  of Cape Town

MA(Clinical Neuropsychology), University of Cape Town


I am a University of  Cape Town trained Clinical Neuropsychologist. My training covered pediatric and adult neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry. I am currently a lecturer in the department of Psychology at the University of Botswana. My research interest include functional and neurocognitive outcomes of dementias, Neuropsychiatric outcomes of AD, (especially apathy and depression) and conceptualisation of apathy in clinical practice. I am also interested in the neuropsychology of cerebral HIV.

  • Biological Basis of Human Behaviour
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Cognition and Learning
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Supervise B.Psych internship


  • Neurocognitive and functional outcomes of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • Neuropsychiatric outcomes (Apathy and depression) of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Conceptualisation of apathy symptoms in research and clinical practice
  • Neuropsychology of HIV



Amone-P’Olak, K., Lekhutlile, T. M., Meiser-Stedman, R., & Ovuga, E. (2014). Mediators of the relation between war experiences and suicidal ideation among former child soldiers in Northern Uganda: the WAYS study. BMC psychiatry14(1), 271.

Amone-P’Olak, K., Lekhutlile, T. M., Ovuga, E., Abbott, R. A., Meiser-Stedman, R., Stewart, D. G., & Jones, P. B. (2016). Sexual violence and general functioning among formerly abducted girls in Northern Uganda: the mediating roles of stigma and community relations-the WAYS study. BMC public health16(1), 64.

In pursuit of academic excellence